2009 Betsy Layne

Page 2 of Originally Posted by betsylayne_fanatic I thought under the reign of Coach Derossett, they was never in district. Betsy Layne did not compete in distri... 42 comments | 1863 Views | Go to page 1 →

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    The best run they had was in class AA 94'-96' nothing great at 5-5, 4-6, 6-4, and 3-7 so if they are on the right track making the playoffs last year at 3-8 with improvment this year team can be a very good. Allen Cent. has the most coming back, losing just two players off a 7-4 team in that distict. Pikeville and Paintsville are going to be good no matter who is good in this class A distict, all in all this should be a great year for the blue white.
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    The mid-80's were their best teams. The mid 90's teams didn't play the same competition..........

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    What I have been told, 88 was their best year with an 6-4 record. They were in district and the only the top two seeds go to the playoffs. In the 90's under then Coach Derossett, they were out of district and played some teams that was under par. The schedule this year is definitely not the hardest but they are playing two 3A schools and the rest are 1A schools. Really excited about the season hope everything goes well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Braveheart View Post
    The mid-80's were their best teams. The mid 90's teams didn't play the same competition..........
    Betsy Layne had a better run in '94-96' because they where in class AA. 1995 at 6-4 they started the year off winning the first four game before they lost to P-burg on a forth down pass to the end zone for a touchdown at '14-12' double overtime game that cost them the playoffs that season. Tho in the '80's they where ok in class A and the best years where '83-86' 5-5, 3-7, 3-7,and 6-4. Now on the that 1986 Bobcat team poeple know so well may had ben the best team because they started the season 6-1 even beat a pretty good whitesburg team '47-26' after that they when on to beat P-burg '12-8' in the only lose the Backcats had to a Foyd Co. team. That 1986 Bobcat team hopes of a sub-district title and the playoffs ended at the hands of Pikeville in the seasons final game '30-8' in that Betsy Layne lead at the half '8-3' before turnovers cost them the game.

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    I thought under the reign of Coach Derossett, they was never in district.

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    Quote Originally Posted by betsylayne_fanatic View Post
    I thought under the reign of Coach Derossett, they was never in district.
    Betsy Layne did not compete in district play from 1992-94 and then again from 2003-06. Every other year besides those they did participate in district play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by betsylayne_fanatic View Post
    I thought under the reign of Coach Derossett, they was never in district.
    Ya it was 1995 6-4 team that was able to compete in the district. That same year 3 of the 4 county teams made the playoffs P-burg 4-7, Allen Cent. 5-6, South Foyd also made it at 3-8. The 1995 season was a crazy year for high school football.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackshirts View Post
    Ya it was 1995 6-4 team that was able to compete in the district. That same year 3 of the 4 county teams made the playoffs P-burg 4-7, Allen Cent. 5-6, South Foyd also made it at 3-8. The 1995 season was a crazy year for high school football.
    I guess it speaks to their strength of schedule that Prestonsburg, Allen Central and South Floyd all went to the playoffs with losing records while Betsy Layne had the only winning record and stayed home.

    FWIW, all three lost handily in the first round of the playoffs: Prestonsburg (to Russell, 44-6), Allen Central (to Lloyd Memorial, 55-14), and South Floyd (to Williamsburg, 64-6).

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    I see that we have some Betsy Layne fans. I got a couple of questions for you. Who is the leading wins coach in Betsy Layne history. I heard it was Derossett with 18. Also what is the longest tenure for a coach is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gchs_uk9 View Post
    I guess it speaks to their strength of schedule that Prestonsburg, Allen Central and South Floyd all went to the playoffs with losing records while Betsy Layne had the only winning record and stayed home.

    FWIW, all three lost handily in the first round of the playoffs: Prestonsburg (to Russell, 44-6), Allen Central (to Lloyd Memorial, 55-14), and South Floyd (to Williamsburg, 64-6).
    Not really Betsy Layne had a better team that year. P-burg played there best game of the season and a little luck to pull off a 4 and long pass and catch in the final play of a double over time win. The team was so spend after that lose that Allen Cent. came away with a huge upset winning '13-12' scoring two touchdowns in the final 8 mins on questionble calls after the bobcats lead most of the game '12-0'. Betsy Layne also beat South Floyd '33-12' and Phelps '36-22' both playoff teams on a schedule that had 6 playoff teams. My final point why the schedule was so tough is this the last two teams they faced top 5 team Whitesburg and the state champs Breathitt Co. The Bobcats played a great half not a camplete game aginst Whitesburg lose '30-8' half time it was only '14-8' before the bobcats where overpowered by the states best running game compared to P-burg lose to the same team 49-0 and 35-0 at the half. Allen Cent. did even better losing 66-14 to Whitesburg. Now for the second time in Betsy Layne Bobcat history that they where to play a team that would go on to win a state title 15-0 Breathitt Co. losing to them 45-0 and there lead was only 14-0 at the half Betsy Layne just played a better team that day. P-burg lost to Breathitt Co. 55-0 why Allen Cent. lost to them 69-0, but at the end of the day Betsy Layne had a tough schedule and a good to OK team that year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by betsylayne_fanatic View Post
    I see that we have some Betsy Layne fans. I got a couple of questions for you. Who is the leading wins coach in Betsy Layne history. I heard it was Derossett with 18. Also what is the longest tenure for a coach is?
    John Derossett [130 wins in a career] at Betsy Layne '92-'95 has the most wins with 15 and the most seasons with 4 years and Jack Hall [ 200 wins in a career that also had a state title] at Betsy Layne '85-'86 comes in second with 9 wins.

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    Wow, so Coach Parsons will have three years and four wins. He is on his way!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackshirts View Post
    Not really Betsy Layne had a better team that year. P-burg played there best game of the season and a little luck to pull off a 4 and long pass and catch in the final play of a double over time win. The team was so spend after that lose that Allen Cent. came away with a huge upset winning '13-12' scoring two touchdowns in the final 8 mins on questionble calls after the bobcats lead most of the game '12-0'. Betsy Layne also beat South Floyd '33-12' and Phelps '36-22' both playoff teams on a schedule that had 6 playoff teams. My final point why the schedule was so tough is this the last two teams they faced top 5 team Whitesburg and the state champs Breathitt Co. The Bobcats played a great half not a camplete game aginst Whitesburg lose '30-8' half time it was only '14-8' before the bobcats where overpowered by the states best running game compared to P-burg lose to the same team 49-0 and 35-0 at the half. Allen Cent. did even better losing 66-14 to Whitesburg. Now for the second time in Betsy Layne Bobcat history that they where to play a team that would go on to win a state title 15-0 Breathitt Co. losing to them 45-0 and there lead was only 14-0 at the half Betsy Layne just played a better team that day. P-burg lost to Breathitt Co. 55-0 why Allen Cent. lost to them 69-0, but at the end of the day Betsy Layne had a tough schedule and a good to OK team that year.
    Interesting. I'm not totally familiar with Betsy Layne, so I wasn't aware. Looks like a little bad luck to go along with a pretty good schedule. No playoffs was a disappointing end to a good season. Hopefully some of that same success is on it's way to Betsy Layne again!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gchs_uk9 View Post
    Interesting. I'm not totally familiar with Betsy Layne, so I wasn't aware. Looks like a little bad luck to go along with a pretty good schedule. No playoffs was a disappointing end to a good season. Hopefully some of that same success is on it's way to Betsy Layne again!
    I hope very much that things go there way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by betsylayne_fanatic View Post
    Wow, so Coach Parsons will have three years and four wins. He is on his way!!!
    I know Coach Parsons he is a very smart person and that in it self will help the Bobcats have great success on the football field.

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